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Swansea Half Marathon LIVE: Updates as 8000 runners take part in Wales’ second biggest long distance race – WalesOnline


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Swansea Half Marathon LIVE: Updates as 8000 runners take part in Wales' second biggest long distance race
WalesOnline
Wheelchair athletes will set off at 8.50am, elite competitors at 9am and the final wave at 9.15am. The first runner is expected over the line at just after 10am. This year, the hero of the London Marathon, Matthew Rees, is set to be reunited with

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Chorton runner who almost collapsed in the London Marathon to be reunited with man who carried him over the finish … – Manchester Evening News


Manchester Evening News

Chorton runner who almost collapsed in the London Marathon to be reunited with man who carried him over the finish …
Manchester Evening News
A runner from Manchester who was carried over the finishing line at the London Marathon will be reunited with his saviour at this year’s Great Manchester Run. David Wyeth, from Chorlton , was metres away from completing the gruelling race last month

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Running is my weapon against depression, says London Marathon hero who helped exhausted man to finish line – Telegraph.co.uk


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Running is my weapon against depression, says London Marathon hero who helped exhausted man to finish line
Telegraph.co.uk
On April 23 this year, Matthew Rees’s life changed. The 29-year-old was running the London Marathon but selflessly sacrificed his own race to help a physically exhausted fellow runner across the finishing line. Rees slowed down metres short of the

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London Marathon 2018 ballot opens: How to enter, entry fee and when you will find out if successful – Mirror.co.uk


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London Marathon 2018 ballot opens: How to enter, entry fee and when you will find out if successful
Mirror.co.uk
The 2018 London Marathon ballot has opened – and you could be running in next year’s big race. Last week the landmark race took place on the streets of the capital as thousands of fun-runners donned their best lycra in a bid to raise money for charity.
Don’t think you can tackle the London Marathon? Here’s why it’s worth itPlymouth Herald
As the ballot opens for the next London Marathon, have you been inspired to take part?Grimsby Telegraph
London Marathon runner runs for those who helped to treat familyBasingstoke Gazette

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London Marathon 2018 ballot: When is it and how to enter for next year’s Virgin Money race – Mirror.co.uk


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London Marathon 2018 ballot: When is it and how to enter for next year’s Virgin Money race
Mirror.co.uk
The most common way is to enter the London Marathon ballot, with results usually announced around October. The opening and closing dates for the ballot are 1 May and will run for 5 days. If you don’t get allocated a place from the ballot, or decide you
Don’t think you can tackle the London Marathon? Here’s why it’s worth itPlymouth Herald

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‘Mr Gorilla’ Met Police officer finally finishes London Marathon – Telegraph.co.uk


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‘Mr Gorilla’ Met Police officer finally finishes London Marathon
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A Metropolitan Police officer who has been crawling the London Marathon in a gorilla costume since the race began on Sunday morning has completed the 26-mile route. Tom Harrison, who goes by the name Mr Gorilla, is raising money for the Gorilla …
‘Mr Gorilla’ raises £26,000 by crawling London Marathon – BBC NewsBBC News
Man crawling full length of London Marathon in gorilla suit completes course after six daysThe Independent
Mr Gorilla finally completes the London Marathon after six daysMetro
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Met police officer ‘Mr Gorilla’ crosses the finish line after crawling the London Marathon – Evening Standard


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Met police officer ‘Mr Gorilla’ crosses the finish line after crawling the London Marathon
Evening Standard
The Metropolitan Police officer who was crawling the London Marathon dressed as a gorilla has completed the 26-mile race – six days after it started. Tom Harrison, who goes by the name Mr Gorilla, crossed the finish line in front of hundreds of people.
Man dressed as gorilla completes London Marathon in six daysThe Guardian
‘Mr Gorilla’ raises £26000 by crawling London MarathonBBC News
Mr Gorilla finally completes the London Marathon after six daysMetro

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Man dressed as gorilla completes London Marathon in six days – The Guardian


The Guardian

Man dressed as gorilla completes London Marathon in six days
The Guardian
Saturday 29 April 2017 09.01 EDT Last modified on Saturday 29 April 2017 09.33 EDT. A Metropolitan police officer who has been crawling the London Marathon in a gorilla costume since the race began on Sunday morning has completed the 26-mile route.
‘Mr Gorilla’ raises £26000 by crawling London MarathonBBC News
Mr Gorilla finally completes the London Marathon after six daysMetro
Met police officer ‘Mr Gorilla’ crosses the finish line after crawling the London MarathonEvening Standard

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‘Mr Gorilla’ raises £26000 by crawling London Marathon – BBC News


BBC News

‘Mr Gorilla’ raises £26000 by crawling London Marathon
BBC News
A man who crawled the London Marathon dressed as a gorilla has completed the course and raised £26,000 for charity. Tom Harrison – who calls himself Mr Gorilla – took six-and-a-half days to do the 26.2 mile route on his hands and knees, “gorilla-style
Mr Gorilla finally completes the London Marathon after six daysMetro
Man dressed as gorilla completes London Marathon in six daysThe Guardian

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Heartbreaking moment mum crosses London Marathon finish line in memory of son and husband she lost – Mirror.co.uk


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Heartbreaking moment mum crosses London Marathon finish line in memory of son and husband she lost
Mirror.co.uk
This is the heartbreaking moment a mum crossed the finish line of the London Marathon and broke down into tears, saying of the son and husband she lost: “I just wish they were here.” Rhian Burke was struck by double tragedy in 2012 when her one-year

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